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IMMAF-WMMAA reveals 2019 Amateur MMA Awards nominees

2019 Amateur MMA Award Nominees

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) are pleased to announce the 2019 Amateur MMA Award nominees. There are four categories namely National Team of the Year, Senior Male Athlete of the Year, Senior Female Athlete of the Year and Junior Athlete of the Year for athletes aged 18-20.

The winners are to be determined by member votes and national federations will be notified directly by the IMMAF about how to take part. Nominees for the publicly voted award Green Hill Performance of the Year will be announced during the week commencing on November 4, 2019 with voting taking place via social media.

In an event during the 2019 IMMAF | WMMAA Unified World Championships in Manama, Bahrain, the ultimate awardees for all categories will be revealed. It will be an invitation-only, black-tie dinner on November 14, 2019.

National Team of the Year

  • Bahrain
  • Russia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Ukraine
  • Ireland

AWARD NOMINEES (BLOCK A – MEMBER VOTE)

Senior Female Athlete of the Year

  • Nina Back (Sweden)

2018 World Championships: silver

2019 European Open: silver

  • Alish Smith (Australia)

2019 Oceania Open: gold

2019 Asian Open: gold

  • Gase Sanita (New Zealand)

2018 World Championships: gold

  • Alexandra Kovacs (Hungary)

2018 World Championships: gold

  • LaNeisha Vinson (USA)

2018 World Championships: gold

 

Senior Male Athlete of the Year

  • Sola Axel (France)

2018 World Championships: Silver

2019 Africa Open: silver

2019 Pan American Open: gold

2019 Oceania Open: gold

2019 European Open: gold

  • Pasha Kharkhachaev (Bahrain)

2018 World Championships: gold

2019 Asian Open: gold

2019 European Open: gold

  • Bagdat Zhubanysh (Kazakhstan)

2018 World Championships: gold

2019 Asian Open: gold

  • Lee Hammond (Ireland)

2018 World Championships: gold

  • Delyan Georgiev (Bulgaria)

2018 World Championships: gold

2019 European Open: bronze

 

Junior Athlete of the Year

  • Muhammad Mokaev (UK)
    2018 World Championships: gold
    2019 European Open: gold
  • Shamsutdin Makhmudov (Russia)
    2018 World Championships: gold
    2019 European Open: gold
  • Reo Yamaguchi (Japan)
    2018 World Championships: silver
    2019 European Open: gold
  • Megan Morris (UK)
    2018 World Championships: gold
  • Mahboob Khan Mohammed (India)
    2018 World Championships: gold

To learn more about the 2019 Amateur MMA Award Nominees, stay tuned to IMMAF over the next five weeks as the organization focuses on each category in turn.

 

Follow all Awards updates via the IMMAF’s social media accounts on Twitter, on Instagram and on Facebook.

Categories: IMMAF, MMA, SPORTS, WMMAA

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